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Edward Elgar

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Paperback:
64 pages
Publisher:
Shire Publication
Language:
English
ISBN:
0747806217

Book description

A Shire Publication..

Forever linked to the Last Night of the Proms, the Three Choirs Festival in Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester cathedrals, and his evocative ‘Enigma Variations’, Edward Elgar’s music is a joy to choral societies and orchestras worldwide. The son of a piano tuner, born in a tiny cottage in Worcestershire, brought up as a Roman Catholic in Protestant England, without university education or formal musical training, Elgar overcame these disadvantages to become the most famous British composer of his generation…

About the Author
Michael Messenger OBE is a director of the Elgar Foundation and Chairman of the Elgar Birthplace Management Committee..

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